A story in yesterday's editions listing winners of the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Front Page Awards competition inadvertently omitted the name of Larry Morris of The Post, who won first prize for pictorial photography.
Jonathan Neumann and Ted Gup of The Washington Post won the grand prize in writing in the 1980 Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild's Front Page Awards competition.
Neumann and Gup won the award for "Government Out of Control," a series of articles about the federal government's use of private consultants and contractors.
In the national news category, first place also went to Neumann and Gup for the same series. First place for investigative reporting went to Patrick Tyler of The Post for his articles on the National Bank of Washington.
David Kindred of The Post won first place in sports reporting for his columns in the paper's sports section. Neil Henry of The Post won first place in features for his series of articles about living with derelicts in Baltimore and Washington.
First place in local news coverage was won by Blaine Harden of The Post for his articles on the deterioration of Washington's Union Station. First place for public service articles went to Susan Okie of The Post for her articles about D.C. General Hospital and other medically related topics.
Jeff Valentine of The Baltimore Sun won first place in the Frank Porter Labor Writing Award competition. First place for criticism went to James Lardner, theater critic for The Post.
Richard Cohen, a columnist for The Post, won first place for commentary.
Grand prize in photography went to Gerald Martineau of The Post for his picture of former Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel. Martineau also took first place in the portrait category for the same picture.
First prizes in photography also went to Bernie Boston of The Washington Star, which went out of business last August, for national photography; to Jed Kirschbaum of The Baltimore Sun for picture story; to Brig Cabe of The Star for features; to Ray Lustig of The Star for local news; to Ken Heinen of The Star for sports.
In awards for commercial and advertising activities, the grand award was given to Star art director Irving Miller and copy writer Margaret Boston for their "Send a Kid to Camp" campaign.
First place for circulation went to commercial art director Tom Neubauer and copy writer Miriam Grant of The Post. Neubauer and Grant also won first place in advertising for the ad campaign, "Rx for Optimum Optical Sales."
Judging was done by newspaper, wire service and magazine executives from around the country.